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Secretary of State Boockvar Resigns Over Sexual Assault Survivor Amendment Error

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar
Commonwealth Media Services

Politicians, advocates and sexual abuse survivors around Pennsylvania say they're stunned at a major Department of State error. The mistake will keep a long-awaited survivors' rights amendment from going to a statewide vote this spring.  WHYY's Katie Meyer reports Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar resigned over the blunder.

(Original air-date: 2/2/21)

Katie Meyer is WHYY’s political reporter. She covers politics, policy, power, and elections at every level of government, with the goal of showing how it all affects people’s lives.